Dairy cows standing in the sunset.
August 2, 2022
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Buffalo, NY

Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner Holds Farm Bill Listening Session in Western NY

Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner Holds Farm Bill Listening Session in Western NY

WHAT:         New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball, along with partners from the New York State Department of Health and the New York Farm Bureau, will conduct a listening session to engage with and hear from constituents about the importance of the 2023 Farm Bill to New York State. Participants will have three minutes to speak during the session as time allows and are invited to RSVP for the session or submit written comments at [email protected].

New York State’s series of Farm Bill Listening Sessions will inform the State’s federal priorities for funding and policy changes in a number of critical areas, including agriculture, nutrition, and the environment. 

 

WHEN:         Tuesday, August 2, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:       SUNY Buffalo

100 Allen Hall, South Campus

3485 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214

Parking for 100 Allen Hall is available in the Allen Lot.

View a map of the campus here.

 

WHO:           Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball   

AmyLyn K. Clarke, Director of Western Region Community Health Programs, Department of Health

Jim Bittner, Bittner Singer Orchards owner and representative of the New York Farm Bureau